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La Bancale

Carreton 2020

$25.00

Carreton 2020

La Bancale

Carreton 2020

$25.00

Region: Roussillon

Appellation: Vin de France

Grapes: 100% Mourvèdre

Average Vine Age: 29 years

Altitude: 655 feet (200m)

Soils/Terroir: East of Maury with deep soils of Calschistes de l’Albien (calcareous black shale) mixed with Argilo-Calcaire (clay-limestone) and covered with Galets (pebbles).

Farming: Organic

Harvest: Hand harvested

Yield: 65hl/ha

Vinification: Harvested on the morning of September 14th. A 7-day whole cluster fermentation in stainless-steel tanks before pressing.  Alcoholic fermentation finished on the 13th day, and the juice was racked off the heavy lees into neutral vats. Only the naturally occurring indigenous yeasts were used in the fermentation. After the completion of malolactic fermentation in mid-November, a low dose of sulfur was added (2g/L).

Maturation: Aged 6 months in stainless-steel tanks and bottled with a light filtration.

- Terres Blanches